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ls an hour. ere so strong it knocked a huge tree over in one woman's backyard. the wind was blowing through branches and shaking trees around the valley. but it was more dramatic at carol sullivan's house in summerlin. she got back from her morning errands to this..... 01.55. 40 when i looked out i saw thisand i went back into the house immediately and called the terra west management company 50 but what surprised her most was the management company's response. 01.56.05 terra west was no help 08 they told me to go back out and assess the situation 11 give them an email and put it in writing, what i've seen 17 and i can't believe it sullivan says she pays a lot of money each month so that they can handle emergencies like this. 01.56.52 i said, 'im not going back out, it's so windy, im afraid to go back out' 56 so she and another retiree who does neighborhood security went back out there in the wind to make sure things were ok.
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would say we're going to have someonec ome out and look at it instead of wanting me to send if you think the winds are strong here in the valley.. you should have been on mt. charleston this morning. 13 action news reporter michael burton went up there to check it out. that's right, guys! the wind patterns have been pretty inconsistent all afternoon - getting heavy for just a few second before calming down, but i'm told this morning, it was anything but calm - creating a snowy mess. "it was crazy. felt like a blizzard. it was windy and lots of hail and snow." amber kennedy lodge guest 7 secs we arrived just in
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that heavy wind - even before lodge" retreated from their cabins to enjoy the view after the hectic morning. the manager of the lodge says the power was out for hours - but it was restored before the issue became a safty threat. "we did have some power outages due to the high winds this morning but we were able to get things up and running." thomas schneekloth lodge manager 7 secs looklive tag: thankfully, the inclement weather moved aside and the sun came out. but many people up here appreciate the good and the bad. at 6 - how the severe weather made for the perfect adventure today. reporting from mt. charleston - michael burton - 13 action news. and remember... whenever you see any severe weather.... send us pictures and videos! you can e-mail them.... to i- contribute at k-t-n-v dot com... or tag us... on social media with the hashtag i-c-13. now...
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we first brought to you.... as breaking news... the f-b-i raids.... -3- locations... lesley marin joins us in studio.... with some answers. lesley... trisha-- steve.. the f-b-i is calling this a public corruption probe..as they investigated a home, an accounting business and a government building today. and while we're still fishing for many answers-- what we do know now is that all three raids are connected. the first raid took place on the third floor of this office building near sunset road and riley street 13 action news was clearly not welcomed as one man even shoves a box at our camera. we did go up went up to the business-- ll bradford and company. once we arrived we were quickly told to leave as agents continued their search. the next raid was at a home near du fort and college drive in henderson. agents spent several hours-- coming in and out of the several boxes. while 13 action news was there we spoke to a neighbor who said he knew the couple who lived at the home-- but said he could have never expected this in his upscale neighborhood.
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problems at all..people are very nice and most of them are well off in a sense.. now we do know that the homeowner does work for the bureau of reclamation and is also an accountant. and it just so happens-- the last raid was at the bureau of reclamation in boudler city. tonight-- no arrest have been made. from the newsroom, lesley marin, 13 action news. a former employee is suing the bellagio.. claiming her supervisor discriminated against her by calling her names including "old woman" and "monkey." vilma miel was a cage cashier of more than 20-years. in the suit.. she says she also developed carpal tunnel syndrome on the job.. and after taking time off to have it treated.. she was fired. the filipino woman is claiming wrongful termination based on age.. national origin.. and disability. we've reached out to mgm for comment but haven't heard back. the woman accused of driving her car into a crowd of people
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a judge has now ordered a 11th. holloway faces 71 charges including attempted murder for the december crash that left one person dead.. and 30 others injured. in just about an hour.... from now... the two democratic presidential candidates... hillary clinton and bernie sanders... will go head-to-head.... here in las vegas.... in "the m-s-n-b-c-telemundo debate". it starts at -6-... at "the cleveland clinic lou ruvo center for brain health".... in downtown. after the debate... hillary will hold a "get out the caucus" event at 8:30.... at "the laborer's international union". a new proposal could shake up the way... millions of people navigate.... on las vegas boulevard.... it would turn the iconic drive.... down the strip into a walk! but... we all know ......that drive can take a long time.... because of all the traffic. the proposal would close... all vehicle traffic... and... make it.... one big pedestrian walk. "we can argue the strip is...las vegas experience."
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while it could save a lot of money.... it would open up..... more problems.... including hurting the taxi business... and... adding more traffic.... to side streets. still ahead... another twist..... in a months-long case of arson.... after the home goes up in flames... again just hours.... after one of the victims from the first fire.... died... and.. terrifying video out of pearl harbor where a helicopter makes a hard landing in the water.. plus: "in my whole life i have never been so royally screwed." a valley woman's frustrating fight over her solar panels.... takes a turn tonight... hear how.... she suddenly got -27- thousand dollars in bills.... completely wiped out!!!
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born,
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i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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in hawaii tonight after a helicopter made a hard landing in pearl harbor. five people were on board. all were rescued by the coast guard and brought ashore. no word on who was on board.. but a coast guard petty officer told the associated press it might have been a news helicopter. a house on the east side of the valley.. believed to have once been the target of a drug cartel.. was set on fire again overnight. it's the second strange twist in the story after one of the victims of the first fire died last night. police say the victims were found tied up inside the home
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in november. one man died in that fire. 13 action news spoke then to the best friend of angelica jimenez.. the woman who died last night.. about who the target was. to be honest, i have no idea who would do this (do you think she was the target) no (or her) her dad. investigators are now trying to determine if this latest fire overnight was intentional. a war of words today..... between republican presidential frontrunner.... donald trump... and pope francis! the pope today said... donald trump's desire to build a wall along the u-s mexico border isn't in line.... with christianity. the comments came..... after trump called the pontiff.... a pawn of the mexican government. trump immediately fired back.... at the pope today. for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. i am proud to be a christian and as president i will not allow christianity to be consistently attacked and weakened, unlike what is happening now." trump went on to say the pope's
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from his plan.... to build a wall.... if he becomes president. still ahead... a brutal assault caught on camera when a marine is suddenly attacked from behind and robbed. but it's what happened just moments before the attack that has so many people furious tonight. plus.. a back-and-forth over solar energy leaves one valley woman with thousands of dollars worth of charges.. but a big development today put a smile on her face. police in washington, d-c are investigating this brutal there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one.
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where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign...
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only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. robbery of a decorated marine veteran. this is surveillance video of the assault. 30-year old chris marquez says while he was eating.. several young people surrounded
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"black lives matter." marquez says he ignored them and tried to leave. that's when he was jumped.. knocked down and kicked.. and robbed. new information tonight... about the stand-off.... between apple and the f-b-i... the f-b-i hasn't ruled out.... a third militant.... in the san bernardino terror attack... that's why... they're demanding the tech giant.... help them crack the encryption..... on the eye-phone.... belonging to one of the terror suspects. microsoft and google are standing behind "apple" saying.... there should be no government back doors.... lar energy... in southern nevada is personal for one woman... she reached out.... to 13 action news.... when she racked up.... thousands of dollars in bills. but today... things took a turn... and.. we were there for it all. 13 action news reporter.... parker collins tells us.... about the amazing gift... she received. it seems so simple... but this backwards arrow is a gamechanger for dorothy pansek. dorothy pansek, homeowner
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i have paid $27,000." the t these.. "in my whole life i have never been so royally screwed." but there's something different about these panels today. 10:20:30-10:20:32 nats you are producing your own power right now. standup 10:52:23-10:52:29 it's not like these panels were installed yesterday. dry... but in the hole several thousand dollars. so 13 action news got involved - and the story prompted the help she needed. 10:33:01-10:33:11 "getting it working number one is the most important thing, and so i am very, very pleased." american patriot solar volunteered to fix the problem for free. 10:12:48-10:12:54 "this is their investment. they put their hard earned money into it and they want to see something come out of this." 10:32:10-10:32:12 "i think it was wonderful." this isn't the only case they've seen like this. already they've had to help
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deserted by summerlin energy. near rampart and lake mead parker collins 13 action news. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' wind advisories and warnings will continue into the afternoon today with the highest gusts expected along the eastern side of the valley. gusts have been peaking around 50mph throughout the morning with gusts near 60mph up on mt. charleston. winds will gradually subside through the day but will remain gusty overnight with gusts to about 30 into the early morning hours tomorrow before completely dying off late on friday. sunshine sticks around through the weekend with just some decorative high level clouds overhead to make the skies beautiful. temperatures will stay in the low 70s for friday and saturday before high pressure nudging in from the west will kick
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70s for sunday through the middle of next week. the biggest speed bump in the weather will be some gusty-ish winds on sunday and monday from the north, but those will mostly be relegated to the colorado river valley and lake mead where wind advisories are possible. winds for las vegas will be noticeable but shouldn't gust much higher than 25mph or so. calmer winds stick around for the rest of the week and temperatures rise back to the 75-76 range or 8-12 above normal. time now...
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nearly -3- million s-u-v's. there's possible problems.... with the seat belts. the company says... a flaw... could cause some rear to fail. the affected vehicles are... "rav-4- e-v"... toyota vanguard. dealers will fix the problem... at no cost to owners. how about some chicken for breakfast? mc-donalds is looking at a new way.... to serve... "chicken and waffles". it's called... the "chicken mc-griddle." the chicken comes... on a maple- flavored bun. it's being tested...
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and... don't forget... contact 13's "call for action" is ready to help you.... with a consumer problem. just call one of our volunteers.... any weekday.... between -11-a-m and -1-p-m... at 702-368-2255. we'll be right back with an update on tonight's forecast from bryan. but first... here's a look.... at what we're working on... new at -6-... auto thefts are on the rise in one valley neighborhood. what you can do to help prevent your car from being stolen. gusts have been peaking around 50mph throughout the morning with gusts near 60mph up on mt. ilwi gradually subside through the one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room
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no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare
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bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been cons he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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federal officials just confirmed... u.s. marshals will move him from oregon to nevada. bundy was arrested in oregon on his way to support militia members at a wildlife refuge.. but the case against him is about the armed standoff in 2014 at his ranch in bunkerville. he and four others.. including two of his sons.. face charges that include use of firearms and assault. that's the latest from the
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gusts have been peaking around 50mph throughout the morning with gusts near 60mph up on mt. charleston. winds will gradually subside through the day but will remain gusty overnight with gusts to about 30 into the early morning hours tomorrow before completely dying off late on friday. before we go... here's a look at what's coming up later.... on abc... in primetime...
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it's "grey's anatomy"... followed by "scandal"... for action news... live at -11- we'll be... right back. that's our news for now.. but... stay with us for abc's world news tonight.... up next. we'll see you back here in 30-minutes for action news... we called two different people at terra west and left
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i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years.
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people are still really suffering, and they're looking for somebody that is going to create bold change. wall street gave bad advice and bad loans over and over again, and nothing happened. people are so excited about bernie sanders because they know that he's not beholden to wall street. we need someone like bernie sanders that's going to fight for the middle class. we have to fix things now. sanders: i'm bernie sanders,
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breaking news tonight. chopper down. the helicopter crashing into the water near pearl harbor. civilians on board. a popular trip for tourists. witnesses say it dropped from the sky. several on board. the heroes jumping into the water. also tonight, donald trump takes aim at pope francis, after the pope suggests trump is not christian. the moment on the pope's plane. and tonight, trump's fiery the terror attack in california. and this evening, major developments. the fbi moving in. in san bernardino, what did they find? forced to pay. the hackers locking personal computers, trapping your personal information, your photos. forcing you to pay to get it back. now, a hospital, patients' medical records, hacked. and drivers beware tonight. bridges in america. millions still traveling over
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we've got the list. good evening. and we'll get to that feud between donald trump and the pope in just a moment. but we begin tonight with the breaking news, the horrific chopper crash, not far from pearl harbor. the images coming in a short time ago. the chopper with several people on board, crashing there into the water off hawaii. the helicopter belonging to a tourist company, a popular flight for tourists. witnesses jumping into the water to save the passengers. the ntsb is investigating at this hour. abc's david kerley tonight on how they all survived this. at least one passenger in >> reporter: it happened in just the helicopter, just short of land, rolling over in the water. >> holy crap! >> reporter: bystanders jump in to help the five people on board. a knife reportedly needed to free one of them. all survived. one in a neck brace. a 16-year-old male in critical

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